These elections were very good indeed for the Conservatives – though there are warning signs of a potential Blue Wall effect in the south.
Posts Tagged: 2017 General Election
Race and disparities. A report so commonsensical but consensus-challenging that we’re surprised it was allowed to happen.
We’re about to find out whether the Commission’s work marks a turning-point for the zeitgiest, policy – and attitudes to the Tories.
Contra mistaken notions of ‘unionist unity’, the Opposition can reach sections of the current SNP vote that the Tories cannot.
The party needs to reach parts of the pro-UK electorate that the Tories cannot. Under Leonard, it has signally failed to do so.
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.
Tom Harwood: Implementing the Planning White Paper will stem the tide of young people turning to Labour
The new zone proposals will take away the effective monopoly of the big developers, allowing a genuine market to deliver for people.
Polling snapshot. How Johnson reinvented the Conservatives after they had recently formed governments three times
The coalition of voters that he put together has taken a battering – but it endures yet.
Ben Roback: Why America’s election may turn on jobs, immigration, abortion and China – not race, policing, justice and riots
Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.
A book which sees the ultra-liberals as a threat. But doesn’t recognise that they’re not having it all their own way.
The Conservative victory in the general election of 2019, on a promise to Get Brexit Done, was a crushing defeat for them.
Neil O’Brien: How the Conservatives can do better with younger voters. And remain a compassionate party.
After crushing Labour last year, it might be tempting to rest on our laurels. But we need to act now to keep the extreme left locked out of Number 10.
Ben Gadsby: Yes, the tuition fee system is working. And, no, there aren’t too many young people in higher education.
Too often, discussions about the sector generate more heat than light – and the light falls in the wrong place. We can do better.
The Treasury fights back. How it plans to drive radical reform – and become “the Government’s internal think tank”
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
Showing that the current Mayor is failing is not enough. A strong alternative must be put forward.
The fourth in our series: how the 2017 generation of winners from Labour increased their majorities.
By the time May finally stepped down, I was concerned about the future of our parliamentary democracy. What a waste of well over three years.